ureterostomy[yo̵o rēt′ər äs′tə mē]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. ureterostomies
the surgical creation of an artificial opening for the direct discharge of urine from the ureter
Origin: uretero- plush -stomy
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ureterostomy - Medical Definition
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Surgical establishment of an external opening into the ureter.